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Noun1.1530s - the decade from 1530 to 15391530s - the decade from 1530 to 1539  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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Chinese Law: Knowledge, Practice and Transformation, 1530s to 1950s (reprint, 2015)
Concern over the political relationship between England and Ireland grew considerably after Henry VIII's break with Rome in the 1530s.
The support of Ottoman Empire came after the 1530s and without any practical significance, not even able to save the life of Imam Ahmed himself in 1540s.
The coins, including a 1530s Henry VIII groat, and three Elizabeth I coins - a 1570s threepence, a 1583 shilling and a 1595 sixpence - were found by Martyn Bowen in Penybont, near Llandrindod Wells, in December 2014.
Hayden rightly emphasizes the positive contributions of priors like William Bowry at the turn of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, who brought spiritual reform and physical reconstruction, rather than simply recounting the sometimes lurid stories generated by government propaganda of the 1530s (a senior Crutched friar caught in bed with a mistress, blackmail, slander, and so on).
It is hard to feel any more positive about current events in the Middle East than the dispossessed monks and friars must have felt in the 1530s.
9- the Nightingale, a Phantasmagoria, 2014, takes off from the lost travel diary of Christopher Columbus--that is, from a transcription of it by Bartolorne de las Casas dating from the 1530s.
He traces the evangelical doctrine of obedience from the advent of the Royal Supremacy during the 1530s through the first decade of Elizabeth's reign.
Hans Beham's 1530s woodcut of a women's bath is a lovely image of women of all ages unselfconsciously bathing.
He knew Vasari and Michelangelo in 1530s Italy--Titian sent him pigments from Venice--and was court painter to Emperor Charles V.
Neil Kunze used both draft and Act to propose that the 1536 Act marked 'the beginning of a new legislative era in English economic and social history', refocusing scholarship away from the Elizabethan codifications of 1598-1601, and back towards the 1530s legislation.
In the 1530s, King Henry VIII of England created a church independent of Rome and the Pope; in Scotland, where there was little love for England, the court pushed the opposite way and reaffirmed its support for the pontiff.